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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89648
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Type:Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
Owner/operator:350 (Belgian) Sqn RAF
Registration: ?
C/n / msn: AA857
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea W of Walcheren -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Debden Essex
Destination airport:
Pilot: Sgt Blairon (Belgium) - was hit and tried to make the English coast and jumped at less than 1,000 feet.the Air Sea Rescue Service were out and on the spot within a short time, Sgt Blairon was alive when rescued, but died at 20.30 hours
Shut down by Fw. Georg Hutter - 5./JG1


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Revision history:

28-Jan-2011 16:37 ThW Added
01-Jan-2012 09:13 Nepa Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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